Tag Archives: Hunter Clemens

XDP: A Highly Collaborative Learning Experience

By Hunter Clemens, CAE, CMP, Vice President Meetings Management Group (MMG)

Imagine being greeted at every turn along the way as you enter the venue hosting an event you are attending and being met with your badge, and then escorted to the coat check, and then to the room in which your meeting is being held. That is exactly what happened when I had the privilege to attend the American Society of Association Executive’s (ASAE) pilot of the Xperience Design Project, or XDP, this past December.  » Read More

Beyond Mobile Event Apps – What’s Next?

By Hunter Clemens, CAE, CMP, AMG/MMG Vice President

Hunter Clemens, CAE, CMP

Now that you have finally integrated an event app into your meeting or event, you may be wondering “what’s next?” Meeting and event organizers are constantly looking for more ways to engage attendees. It is increasingly more important to create an “experience” for the attendee. The more engaged they are, the better the experience. In fact, at this year’s meetings and events industry gatherings, there has been a focus on experience design.  » Read More

Expert Hotel Contracting Protects Your Organization

Hunter Clemens, CAE, CMP, Vice President, Meetings Management Group

Hunter Clemens, CAE, CMP

Most nonprofits host face to face gatherings, whether they are an annual meeting, a seminar, a workshop or board meetings. Usually, this requires the organization to contract for meeting space and guestrooms at a hotel. Today, and perhaps as never before, it is essential to reduce exposure and risk by managing up front hotel related contracting challenges, such as attrition and unforeseen cancellations.  » Read More